Magical experiences around Melbourne

Hogwarts hopefuls, witches, and wizards and even muggles are invited to witness magical experiences to be discovered throughout the city of Melbourne, where enchantment and fantasy await any would be adventurer willing to look.

The ultimate Harry Potter shop, with its own Platform 9¾, at Myer Melbourne on Bourke Street Mall.

Harry Potter at Myer shop includes:

*Exclusive features like the iconic Platform 9 ¾ photo opportunity. Myer will be the only destination in Australia where you can have your photo taken next to the iconic trolley!

*Choose a new wand from the extensive collection of 20 special Wizarding World character wands.

*Purchase tickets to see the smash hit play, Harry Potter & The Cursed Child from a dedicated booth in the Harry Potter store

*Heaps of exciting photo opportunities from The Wizarding World and LEGO.

The shop will be in Myer Melbourne until December 2020.

At fantasy world, Storyville, a world of childhood favourites have literally jumped off the page and come to life. Inspired by famous fairytales and fables, Storyville’s signature cocktail list boasts a truly unique collection of drinks, all influenced by famous literature. There’s a Vesper Martini for those who prefer their drinks shaken not stirred or for a peek through the looking glass, Storyville’s mystery potion which comes under a veil of fog complete with resident magician who specialises in up-close magic. 185 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

From Newt Scamander’s wand, personalised Marauder’s Maps and Triwizard Tournament garbs, Smith Street’s Store of Requirement specialises in the kind of objects that would please even a dark wizard. This inspired store has everything an aspiring wizard or witch could ever want and is worth a visit – even for non magical folks. 6 Smith Street, Collingwood.

Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog. In a building flanked by the mythical figures Gog and Magog, is a little store with an impressive magical catalogue. Far from the flare and showmanship of stage magic is SpellBox, a bewitching little specialty store where spells, potions and charms are used to awaken the heart and mind. With everything from magic classes for mystical artists and wannabe enchanters to in-store readings, there’s magic to be found at SpellBox. Shop 17 Royal Arcade, Melbourne.

(Visit Victoria)